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    Berkman, Six-time All-Star retires at 37

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    HOUSTON (AP) — Six-time All-Star Lance Berkman is retiring after 15 seasons in the major leagues. Berkman finished a .293 career hitter with 366 home runs and 1,234 RBIs. The 37-year-old Berkman was the first overall pick by Houston in 1997 out of Rice, and played 12 seasons for the Astros. He played 1,879...

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    Nascar: Maurice Petty finishes family tree

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Petty dynasty is now completely represented in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Maurice Petty has been formally inducted into the Hall, joining his father, brother and cousin as members of the exclusive group. “The Chief” was inducted by brother Richard Petty, the seven-time NASCAR champion and member of the...

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    Obit: Frances Nalewajka

    by  • January 29, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    PHOENIX, AZ — Frances J. Nalewajka, 90, of Phoenix Az, and formerly of Junction City, passed away on January 27, 2014, at Constant Care Group Home in Phoenix Az. Frances was born in Washington County on October 4, 1923, the daughter of Frank and Rose (Szezeblewski) Kachuba. She married Henry Nalewajka at St. Michael...

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    MINERS SIGN TWO MORE COLLEGIATE ALL-STARS

    by  • January 29, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    Marion, IL – The Southern Illinois Miners have announced the signings of outfielder Justin Pearson and infielder/outfielder Greg Kumpel. Justin Pearson signs with Southern Illinois after finishing his career at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama.  Last season for the Chargers, Pearson hit .280 with nine doubles, one triple, and two home runs...

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